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Admission Open: Ph.D. & PG Programmes @ Indian Institute of Space Science & Tech, Thiruvananthapuram: Apply by April 30: Expired

admissions 2019Applications are invited from highly motivated applicants for admission to the PG and Ph.D.
Programmes of Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram starting in July 2019.

About IIST:

IIST envisions basic and applied research for meeting the national R&D requirements of Science and Technology in general and the Indian Space Programme in particular. The institute provides a vibrant research atmosphere and offers doctoral and postdoctoral programmes.
Postgraduate Programme

Research Areas:
  • Aerospace Engineering.
  • Avionics.
  • Mathematics.
  • Chemistry.
  • Physics.
  • Earth and Space Sciences.
  • Applicant should be an Indian citizen.
  • Age limit: 32 years as on 30.04.2019.
  • BE/B.Tech/Master of Science or equivalent degree with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 out of 10 for General & OBC category and minimum of 55% marks or CGPA 6.0 out of 10 for SC/ST & PD categories.
  • A valid score in GATE/JEST/UGC NET/CSIR-NET in the relevant area as the case may be.
  • M.Tech Students with valid GATE score will be receiving a scholarship through AICTE.
  • For Master of Science students, the scholarship will be paid by IIST/respective CSIR/UGC fellowship.
Application Fee:
  • Rs.600/- per Department.
  • For SC, ST, PD and women candidates Rs.300/- per Department.
Important Dates:
  • Closing date for online submission of applications: April 30, 2019.
  • Last Date for Payment of application fee through SBI Collect: May 01, 2019.
  • Display of shortlisted candidates for Interview: May 14, 2019.
  • Interview for candidates: May 27-31, 2019.

Click here to apply.
Ph.D. Programmes

  • Aerospace Engineering.
  • Avionics.
  • Chemistry.
  • Earth and Space Sciences.
  • Humanities.
  • Mathematics.
  • Physics.
  • Applicant should be an Indian citizen.
  • Age Limit: Applicant should be below 35 years as on May 06, 2019.
  • Applicants with a Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology/Science/Humanities must have secured 65% marks or 7.00CGPA or equivalent in the Qualifying Master’s degree.
  • They must have pursued their Master’s degree on the basis of qualified GATE score.
  • They must have cleared a National level eligibility test, such as a valid UGC-CSIR-NET-JRF/Lectureship/ fellowship or NBHM/JEST/GATE and State Government Science and Technology Scheme, in the relevant disciplines.
  • All scholars selected to the programme specializations listed in Table 1 shall
    receive a fellowship of Rs.31000/- per month.
  • The fellowship will be enhanced to Rs.35,000/- per month based on a performance
    review after two years of Research.
Application Fee:
  • Rs. 700 per Department.
  • For SC/ST/PD and Women applicants – Rs.350 per Department.
Important Dates:
  • The opening of online submission of applications: April 18, 2019.
  • The closing of online submission of applications: May 06, 2019.
  • Last Date of Payment of application fee: May 07, 2019.
  • Display of shortlisted candidates for Test May 16, 2019.
  • Date of written screening test: May 26, 2019.
  • Publishing of screening test results: May 31, 2019.
  • Interview Dates: June 10 & 11, 2019.
  • Display of Provisionally selected candidates: June 14, 2019.

Email: admissions[at]iist.ac.in

For official notification of PG Programmes, click here and for Ph.D. Programmes, click here.

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